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  • Dr. Saritha Vinod

    Nephrologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 26 years of experience , , Apollo Spectra Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Saritha Vinod is a renowned Nephrologist with a thriving experience of 26+ years.
    • She holds expertise in Renal Replacement Therapy, Kidney Transplant, Transplant Nephrology, Urinary Tract / Bladder Stones Treatment, and Kidney Disease Treatment, etc.
    • She completed MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences in 1990 followed by an MD in Nephrology from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences in 2008.
    • She is an active member of the Indian Medical Association.

    Renal Replacement Therapy Transplant Nephrology Urinary Tract / Bladder Stones Treatment and Kidney Disease Treatment etc.
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  • Dr. Sandeep Guleria

    Nephrologist, New Delhi, India

    Senior Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , , Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr. Sandeep Guleria is a well-known General Surgeon, GI Surgeon & Renal Transplant Specialist having 33+ years of experience.
    • Led the team that did the FIRST two Kidney Pancreas Transplants in India
    • Pioneered Cadaveric Renal Transplantation in New Delhi.  
    • Specializes in kidney transplants, dialysis, renal transplants and URS (therapeutic).
    • He successfully performed more than 1000 kidney transplants.
    • Introduced the “DONOR CARD” in the city of New Delhi
    • Set up the Pediatric Transplant Unit at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
    • Set up the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomyprogram at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
    • Won many awards
      • Padma Shri award by President of India
      • Smt. Rukmani Gopalkrishnan Award for standing FIRST in SURGERY
      • Award for standing THIRD in MEDICINE
      • University College Of Medical Sciences, Distinguished Alumni Award 1996 .
      • Awarded the Luminary Award by the IMA South Delhi Branch in Delhi in recognition of his outstanding contribution rendered to the medical profession and the community 2007
      • Awarded Exemplary Contribution Award by Indian Medical Association 2008.
      • Awarded the Himachal Gaurav Himalayan Jagriti Manch. 2011.
      • EATLS Accredited Provider 2011 Identified as Instructor Potential. .
    • Currently the vice president of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and member of the ethics committee of the Transplantation Society.


    Renal transplantation
  • Dr. Arun Halankar

    Nephrologist, Mumbai, India

    Consultant, 46 years of experience , , , Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai  Highlights
    • One of the renowned Nephrologists and carries an experience of nearly 46 years in his field
    • Holds extensive experience in Renal Transplantation
    • Holds experience of hemodialysis in Acute Renal Failure experience in 83 Cases & experience of 12 cases of Kidney Transplantation
    • Expertise in treating patients from spinal problems in India
    • Senior Fellowship in Nephrology Jewish Hospital and Medical Centre of Brooklyn, Downstate University, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.October 1972 to July 1974
    • Member of various renowned organizations and associations such as Indian Society of Urology, Annual Conference.
    • Attended national seminar on Hypertension and Kidney related other problems.
    • Publications in international as well as national journals.

    vasculitis autoimmune conditions involving the kidneys electrolyte, fluid, and acid-base imbalances or disturbances some metabolic disorders, such as diabetes blood or protein in urine chronic kidney disease kidney stones, although a urologist may also treat this kidney infections kidney swelling due to glomerulonephritis or interstitial nephritis kidney cancer polycystic kidney disease hemolytic uremic syndrome renal artery stenosis nephrotic syndrome end-stage kidney disease kidney failure, both acute and chronic
  • Dr. Salil Jain

    Nephrologist, Gurgaon, India

    Director, 21 years of experience , , , Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Director & HOD with Department of Nephrology & Renal Transplant at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon
    • He has more than 21 years of experience in his field.
    • Renowned name in the field of Nephrology.
    • Member of various renowned societies such as Member of the Indian Society of Nephrology, Member of the Indian Society of Organ Transplant, Member of the American Society of Transplant and Member of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association



    Metabolic Diseases
  • Dr. P Chatree

    Nephrologist, New Delhi, India

    Consultant, 33 years of experience , , Metro Hospital & Cancer Institute, Preet Vihar, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Dr. P Chatree is a senior and a skilled Kidney Transplant Surgeon with +33 years of experience in the field of treating kidney ailments.
    • He holds professional memberships of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Delhi Medical Council.
    • He did his MD in 1988 from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer in 1988 and then did a  fellowship from the International Medical Sciences Academy.
    • Dr. Chatree is an ace kidney transplant surgeon and has done 125 kidney transplants including pre- and intra-operative work up and post-operative follow-up. He has also done 1,000 insertion of Subclavian Catheter, Jugular Catheter, Femoral Catheter. He is an expert at acute or chronic problems related to kidney diseases.
    • Dr. Chatree does hemodialysis and also treats renal conditions such as, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney, end-stage renal disease and kidney failure. 

    Kidney transplants Chronic kidney diseases Hemodialysis Glomerulonephritis Polycystic kidneys Chronic kidney disease End-stage renal disease Kidney failure
  • Dr. Sharad Sheth

    Nephrologist, Mumbai, India

    Head of Department, 39 years of experience , , , Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sharad Sheth is a renowned Nephrologist with an extensive 39+ experience.
    • His expertise lies in Kidney Transplant, Renal conditions, Acute Renal Failure, Acute renal cortical necrosis, Hepatorenal syndromes, Renal transplantation, Uremia, Atreovenous pseudoaneurysm, Glomerulonephritis, Intestinal nephritis, Renal & Renovascular Hypertension, Renal Tubular Acidosis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Subclavian and femoral catheterization, Internal jugular catheterization, and Permanent Haemodialysis catheter insertions.
    • Under his credit, there are numerous national and international publications and he is actively invited as a guest speaker in scientific meetings, CME's, Worldwide conferences to talk about renal conditions.
    • Dr. Sheth has operated over 500+ Live Kidney Transplants and 25+ Cadaver Kidney and 5 ABO-incompatible transplants successfully. He is a member of the Member of Mumbai Nephrology Group (MNG), Indian Society of nephrology(INS), and Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT).

    Kidney Transplant Acute Renal Failure Acute renal cortical necrosis Hepatorenal syndromes Renal transplantation Uremia.
  • Dr. A. Kanakaraj

    Nephrologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 31 years of experience , , , MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. A. Kanakaraj is a renowned Nephrologist/Renal Specialist. 
    • He has 31 years of experience in the field of Nephrology. 
    • He holds expertise in Ureteroscopy (URS), Kidney Stone Treatment, Renal (Kidney) Surgery, Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy and Renal Angioplasty & Stenting etc.
    • He is an active member of the Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN). 

    Ureteroscopy (URS) Kidney Stone Treatment Renal (Kidney) Surgery Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy Renal Angioplasty & Stenting Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Kidney Transplant Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Hemodialysis Hemodiafiltration (HDF)
  • Dr. Lakshmi Kant Tripathi

    Nephrologist, Gurgaon, India

    Senior Consultant, 20 years of experience , , , , Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Currently associated as senior consultant with Nephrology & Kidney Transplant department at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
    • Established Nephrology Departments along with state of the art Dialysis Units in Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Republic of Maldives and 5 centers across Delhi and NCR
    • Supervised around 35000 sessions of hemodialyses
    • Specializes in management of Resistant hypertension, difficult - to - treat Nephrotic Syndromes, Complicated UTIs & high risk Transplants
    • Clinical focus Preventive Nephrology, Clinical Nephrology, Critical Care Nephrology, Dialytic Therapies, Kidney Transplantation
    • Procedures he work upon are, Renal Biopsy, Venous Catheterizations and CRRTs

    Nephrology & Kidney Transplant, Preventive Nephrology, Clinical Nephrology, Critical Care Nephrology, Dialytic Therapies, Kidney Transplantation, Renal Biopsy, Venous Catheterizations & CRRTs
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  • Dr C. Chinnaswami

    Urologist and Renal Transplant Specialist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 45 years of experience , , , Vijaya Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. C. Chinnaswami is a renowned Urology and Renal Transplant Specialist, with a thriving experience of more than 45 years.
    • He trained in Urology at the Institute of Urology, London & Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK, from 1961-64 under Mr. David Band.
    • Dr. Chinnaswami expertise lies in Erectile Dysfunction, Male Sexual Problems, H.I.V, Hydrocele Treatment (Surgical), and Vasectomy Surgery
    • He is the Former Syndicate Member, Annamalai University, Former Adviser, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed University), Porur, Chennai, Life Member, Association of Surgeons of India, Senior Member, British Association of Urological Surgeons.Life Member, Urological Society of India, Past President, Urological Society of India (1985-86), Presently Director of Madras Institute of Urology at Vijaya Hospital, Chennai, and Senior Member, Societe Internationale de Urologic.
    • He is a recipient of the Urology Gold Medal of the Urological Society of India.
    • Dr. Chinnaswami has several publication in national as well as international peer-reviewed journals.

    Lithotripsy Urinary Tract Obstruction Uro Oncology Prostate Laser Surgery Stone laser surgery Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Urinary Incontinence (Ui) Treatment Transurethral Incision of The Prostate (TUIP) Blood in Urine (Hematuria) Treatment Minimally Invasive Urology Circumcision Varicocele Surgery Lithotripsy Male hypogonadism Subincision Radical Cystectomy Hydrocele Treatment (Surgical) Male Sexual Dysfunction Treatment Male Infertility Treatment Minimally Invasive Urology Kidney Transplantation Prostate Laser Surgery Male Sexual Problems Transurethral Incision of The Prostate (TUIP) Vascular Surgery Blood in Urine (Hematuria) Treatment Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Neurourology Circumcision
  • Dr. Sanjay Gogoi

    Urologist and Renal Transplant Specialist, New Delhi, India

    Director, 25 years of experience , , , , Manipal Hospitals Dwarka, Delhi  Highlights
    • Previously worked as a Doctor at Apollo Hospitals, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 
    • Performed over 500 renal transplants.
    • Expertise's are Urology, Kidney Transplant, Reconstructive Urology, Prostate cancer Treatment, Pediatric Urology and Urologic Oncology. 
    • Member of prestigious organizations like Urological Society of India (USI), American Urological Association (AUA) and Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT). 

    Urology, Kidney Transplant, Reconstructive Urology, Pediatric Urology and Urologic Oncology

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Who are the Best Nephrologists in India?

The Best Nephrologists in India are:

  • Dr. Salil Jain
  • Dr. Shyam Bihari Bansal
  • Dr. M Ram Prabhar
  • Dr. Sunil Prakash
  • Dr. Vishal Saxena

Who is a Nephrologist?

A nephrologist is a medical doctor specialising in diagnosing and treating kidney-related diseases and disorders.

What are Some Common Kidney Diseases Treated by Nephrologists?

Nephrologists treat many kidney-related diseases and disorders, including chronic kidney disease, kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, acute kidney injury, and polycystic kidney disease.

What Treatments Do Nephrologists Offer For Kidney-Related Diseases?

Nephrologists offer a range of treatments for kidney-related diseases and disorders, including medication, dialysis, kidney transplantation, and lifestyle changes.

How Much Does it Cost to See a Nephrologist in India?

The cost of seeing a nephrologist in India can vary depending on the hospital or clinic you visit and the specific treatment you require. It's best to check with the hospital or clinic for pricing information directly.

Do I Need a Referral From My Primary Care Doctor to See a Nephrologist in India?

It depends on the hospital or clinic you plan to visit. Some may require a referral from your primary care physician, while others may allow you to book an appointment directly.

Can I Get a Second Opinion From Another Nephrologist in India?

Yes, you can always seek a second opinion from another nephrologist in India if you have concerns about your diagnosis or treatment plan.

What Kind of Follow-up Care Can I Expect From a Nephrologist?

Your nephrologist will likely schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and adjust your treatment plan if necessary. They may also order additional tests to check how your kidneys are functioning.

How Has India Emerged as a Hub for Advanced Medical Treatment?

Medical tourism is a fast-growing industry around the world, and India is the leading country in this domain. The key competitive advantages of India stem from the following:

  • Low-cost Advantage - India offers cost-effective personal health care for patients needing surgical healthcare and other forms of specialized treatment.
  • Advanced Healthcare Treatments and International Accredited Hospitals: The main advantage of medical tourism in India is high-quality healthcare standards with low treatment costs. All the hospitals offer world-class facilities and use the latest technology packages that offer excellent medical services combined with specialized care. These NABH and JCI-accredited hospitals use similar technology to other developed countries with similar success rates.

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What Kind of Provisions are Available in India for International Patients?

All the hospitals have international patients team providing world-class quality service. Some of the facilities provided at all the hospitals are:

  • Assistance with Medical Visa Services
  • Airport Transfer Facility
  • Hotel Bookings
  • Currency Exchange
  • Interpreter Services
  • Different Waiting Lounge
  • Multi-faith Prayer Rooms
  • Multi-Cuisine Food Court

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